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CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List

Fall 2024 CMS Subjects

Subject and TitleInstructorScheduleLocation
CMS.100 L01 Introduction to Media Studies
C. Lee
MW10-11:30
56-167
CMS.100 L02 Introduction to Media Studies
E. Schiappa
MW1-2:30
13-1143
CMS.100 L03 Introduction to Media StudiesO. PadillaTR1-2:305-231
CMS.300 Introduction to Game StudiesM. JakobssonTR11-12:30E15-335
CMS.303/803 DJ History, Technique & TechnologyP. TanMW11-12:30 E15-318
CMS.335/21W.790 Short Attention Span DocumentaryV. BaldTR1-2:305-232
CMS.340 Immersive Media StudiesP. RoquetF2-54-253
CMS.342/2.177 Designing Virtual WorldsK. ZolotF1:30-4:303-370
CMS.343/2.984 The Art & Science of Time TravelC. LloydW2:30-5:301-134
CMS.375 Reading Climate Through Media K. TarkerR7-102-103
CMS.376 History of Media & TechnologyM. BattlesR7-101-273
CMS.405 Visual DesignO. PadillaTR3-4:301-273
CMS.406/21A.505/STS.065 The Anthropology of SoundI. CondryW1-4E25-117
CMS.524/STS.024 Thinking on Your FeetJ. LightTR11-12:301-134
CMS.586 Intro to EducationM. HughesTR2:30-45-134
CMS.591 Educational Theory & Practice IG. SchwanbeckTR4-5:305-134
CMS.594 Education Technology StudioGR MarvezTR1-2:30E15-335
CMS.611 Creating Video GamesGame Lab StaffTR2-556-154
CMS.616 Games & CultureT.L. TaylorW7-1056-180
CMS.619/WGS.111 Gender & Media StudiesH. ArainTR11-12:3066-160
CMS.621 Fans & Fan CulturesE. SchiappaMW2:30-413-1143
CMS.701 Current Debates in MediaI. CondryM1-435-310

Fall 2024 Electives

Subject and TitleInstructorScheduleLocation
4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related MediaL1 H. MembrenoCanales

L2 H. Membreno-Canales
MW9:30-12:30

MW2-5
E15-054

E15.054
4.374 Advanced Projects in Art, Culture, & TechnologyStaffTR9:30-12:30E15-207
4.602 Modern Art & Mass CultureC. JonesMW9:30-113-133
21A.500/STS.075 Technology and CultureM. ThompsonT7-9E25-117
21A.503 The Human Past: Intro to ArcheologyF. RossiTR34-231
21H.315 American Consumer CultureC. HoranW11-1E51-390
21L.011 The Film ExperienceJ. RuffinT3:30-5
3-270
21L.012 Forms of Western NarrativeJ. RuffinMW1-2:304-257
21L.021 ComedyB. MangrumMW9:30-114-253
21L.433 Film Styles & GenresC. DoyleMW11-12:304-144
21L.434 Science Fiction & FantastyB. MangrumMW1-2;3066-154
21L.706/CMS.830 Studies in FilmE. BrinkemaW10-156-169
21M.284 Film MusicM. MarksMW2-3:304-158
21W.752 Making Documentary: Audio, Video, and MoreT. LevensonTR1-2:302-103

Full Subject List

Course CMS: Comparative Media Studies

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
CMS.100 Introduction to Media StudiesHASS-H, CI-H
CMS.300CMS.841Game StudiesHASS-H
CMS.301 Game Design MethodsHASS-A
CMS.306CMS.806Making Comics & Sequential ArtHASS-A
CMS.307CMS.807Critical WorldbuildingHASS-A
CMS.308CMS.808The Visual Story: Graphic Novel, Type to TabletHASS-E
CMS.309/ 21W.763CMS.809Transmedia Storytelling: Modern Sci-FiHASS-A
CMS.311/21F.055 Media in Weimar and Nazi GermanyHASS-H
CMS.313CMS.813Silent FilmHASS-H
CMS.314/ 21W.753CMS.814Phantasmal Media: Theory and PracticeHASS-A
CMS.333/ ES.333 Production of Educational Videos: Skills for Communicating Academic and Professional ContentHASS-E
CMS.334/ 21W.788 South Asian America: Transnational Media, Culture, and HistoryHASS-H
CMS.335/21W.79021W.890Short Attention Span DocumentaryHASS-A
CMS.336/ 21W.786CMS.836The Social DocumentaryHASS-A
CMS.338CMS.838Innovation in Documentary: Technologies and TechniquesHASS-A
CMS.339CMS.839Virtual Reality and Immersive Media ProductionHASS-A
CMS.340CMS.865Immersive Media Studies
CMS.351/21G.06721G.567Digital Media in Japan & KoreaHASS-H
CMS.354/21G.06521G.593Intro to Japanese Literature & CinemaCI-H
CMS.360CMS.860Intro to Civic MediaHASS-H
CMS.361CMS.861Networked Social Movements: Media and MobilizationHASS-S
CMS.362CMS.862Civic Media Collaborative Design StudioHASS-S
CMS.376CMS.876History of Media and TechnologyHASS-H, CI-H
CMS.400 Media Systems and TextsHASS-H, CI-M
CMS.405 Visual DesignHASS-H, CI-M
CMS.407 Sound StudiesHASS-H, CI-M
CMS.586/11.124 Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on EducationHASS-S
CMS.587/11.125 Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating EducationHASS-S
CMS.590/11.12711.252J / CMS.863JDesign and Development of Games for LearningHASS-H
CMS.591/11.129 Educational Theory and Practice IHASS-S
CMS.592/11.130 Educational Theory and Practice II 
CMS.593/11.131 Educational Theory and Practice IIIHASS-S
CMS.594CMS.894Education Technology StudioHASS-S
CMS.595CMS.895Learning, Media, and TechnologyHASS-S
CMS.603CMS.995Independent Study 
CMS.605CMS.606Media InternshipHASS-A
CMS.609J /21W.764JCMS.846The Word Made DigitalHASS-A
CMS.611/6.073 Creating VideogamesHASS-A
CMS.614/ 21W.791CMS.867Critical Internet StudiesHASS-H
CMS.615CMS.815Games for Social ChangeHASS-H
CMS.616/21W.768CMS.868Games and CultureHASS-A
CMS.618/21W.765CMS.845Interactive NarrativeHASS-A
CMS.619/ WGS.111 Gender and Media StudiesHASS-H
CMS.627CMS.827Imagination, Computation and Expression StudioHASS-A
CMS.628CMS.828Advanced Identity RepresentationHASS-A
CMS.631CMS.831Data Storytelling StudioHASS-A
CMS.633CMS.833Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and TechnologiesHASS-H
CMS.636CMS.855Extending the MuseumHASS-H
CMS.701CMS.901Current Debates in MediaHASS-H, CI-M
CMS.702CMS.802Qualitative Research Methods
CMS.844Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities 
 CMS.848Apocalyptic Storytelling 
CMS.S60CMS.S96Special Subject: CMS 
CMS.S61CMS.S97Special Subject: CMS 
CMS.S62CMS.S98Special Subject: CMS 
CMS.S63CMS.S99Special Subject: CMS 
CMS.THT Comparative Media Studies Pre-Thesis Tutorial 
CMS.THU Undergraduate Thesis in Comparative Media Studies 
CMS.URG / CMS.UR Research in Comparative Media Studies (UROP) 

Course 4 – Architecture

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media HASS-A
4.352 Advanced Video and Related MediaHASS-A
4.354 Introduction to Video and Related MediaHASS-A
4.374 Advanced Projects in Visual ArtsHASS-A
4.602 Modern Art and Mass CultureHASS-A, CI-H

Course 21A – Anthropology

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21A.500J / STS.075J Technology and CultureHASS-S
21A.502 Fun and Games: Cross-Cultural PerspectivesHASS-S
21A.503/ 24.913/ STS.070 Language and TechnologyHASS-S
21A.505 / STS.065 The Anthropology of SoundHASS-S
21A.508 Anthropology Through Speculative FictionHASS-S
21A.550/ STS.064 DV Lab: Documenting Science through Video and New MediaHASS-S

Course 21G – Global Studies and Languages

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21G.011 Topics in Indian Popular CultureHASS-H, CI-H
21G.030/ WGS.236 Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-PopHASS-H
21G.036 / CMS.356CMS.888Advertising and Media: Comparative PerspectivesHASS-H
21G.038CMS.888China in the News: The Untold StoriesHASS-H
21G.039/ 21A.143 Gender and Japanese Popular CultureHASS-H
21G.046 Modern Chinese Fiction and CinemaHASS-H, CI-H
21G.052 French Film ClassicsHASS-H
21G.063 Anime: Transnational Media and CultureHASS-H

Course 21H – History

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21H.214 War and American SocietyHASS-H
21H.315 American Consumer CultureHASS-H

Course 21L – Literature

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21L.011 The Film ExperienceHASS-A, CI-H
21L.012 Forms of Western NarrativeHASS-H, CI-H
21L.021 ComedyHASS-H, CI-H
21L.430SP.492, CMS.920Popular Culture and NarrativeHASS-H
21L.432CMS.915Understanding TelevisionHASS-H
21L.433 Film Styles and GenresHASS-H
21L.434 Science Fiction and FantasyHASS-H
21L.435CMS.840Literature and FilmHASS-H
21L.486 Modern DramaHASS-H
21L.706CMS.830Studies in FilmHASS-H, CI-M
21L.707 Problems in Cultural InterpretationHASS-H
21L.715CMS.871Media in Cultural ContextHASS-H

Course 21M – Music and Theater Arts

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21M.283 The MusicalHASS-A
21M.284CMS.925Film MusicHASS-A
21M.624 Acting with the CameraHASS-A
21M.84021M.841Performance MediaHASS-A
21M.84621M.847Topics in Performance StudiesHASS-A

Course 21W – Writing

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
21W.733Debating about Society and Engineering
21W.744 The Art of Comic Book WritingHASS-A
21W.75221W.824Making Documentary: Audio, Video and MoreHASS-A
21W.787CMS.837Film, Music, and Social Change: Intersections of Media and SocietyHASS-H

Course MAS – Media Arts and Sciences

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
MAS.110 Fundamentals of Computational Media DesignHASS-A, CI-H

Course STS – Science, Technology, and Society

Subject Number (Undergraduate)Subject Number (Graduate)Subject NameHASS, CI-H/M
STS.008 Technology and ExperienceHASS-S, CI-H
STS.056 Science on ScreenHASS-A
STS.085, 6.805STS.487Foundations of Information PolicyHASS-S